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  • Posted: Apr 2, 2024
    Deadline: Apr 16, 2024
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    The Kenya Pipeline Company Limited is a State Corporation established on 6th September, 1973 under the Companies Act (CAP 486) of the Laws of Kenya and started commercial operations in 1978. The Company is 100% owned by the Government and complies with the provisions of the State Corporations Act (Cap 446) of 1986.
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    Chief Pipeline Wayleave Officer

    Job Description

    • Ensuring bush clearing, and demarcation works (boundary marking).
    • Carrying out regular ground and aerial patrols to identify unauthorized activities and encroachments.
    • Reviewing and granting third-party requests to cross the Right of Way with services (water, power, fiber optic cables, etc.).
    • Ensuring an updated inventory of wayleave status.
    • Co-ordination of ROW activities by other KPC departments (Legal, Maintenance, Corporate Communication, Foundation, Administration, Security, and any other department of interest). These activities include:
      • Preparation of compensation to owners of affected parcels of land along the Right of Way (ROW).
      • Resolution of all outstanding compensation claims.
      • Liaison with regional administration to address issues of encroachment/informal settlement along the right of way.
      • Sensitization of communities along the ROW on issues of rights, safety, and obligations as per the easement agreements.
      • Building and sustaining harmonious relationships with communities along the Right of Way.
      • Identification of unregistered easement agreements and facilitate their registration.
      • Surveillance of the ROW to deter intrusion of the pipeline.
    • Carry out any other duties as assigned from time to time.

    Person Specifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in any of the Social Science field.
    • Minimum eight (8) years’ relevant work experience, three (3) of which should have been at Senior Management level.
    • Experience in Wayleave Management operations.
    • Membership to a relevant professional body.
    • Proficiency in computer applications.
    • Demonstrated competence in work performance.

    Key Skills and Competencies

    • Excellent leadership skills including effective interpersonal, communication, influencing, and negotiation skills.
    • Considerable knowledge of administration policies, systems, and procedures
    • Good planning and organizational skills.
    • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritize tasks.
    •  Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends relevant to the area of expertise.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates are requested to visit the KPC website under the Career Opportunities section where the respective Job Descriptions and Specifications as well as the User Manual containing instructions on how to apply for the positions have been posted.
    All applications should be received not later than midnight EAT on Tuesday, 16th April 2024.
    Candidates who previously applied for re-advertised positions are encouraged to re-apply.
    Candidates offered employment shall be required to present the following clearance certificates:

    • A valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
    • A valid Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
    • A valid Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
    • A current Clearance from the Ethics & Anti-corruption Authority (EACC)
    • A current Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

    KPC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality. Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.
    Please note that, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) Limited on to apply

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